GLEN ROCK, NJ - The New Jersey Transit Police Department's Office of Emergency Management, together with local, county, state and federal partners, will conduct a training exercise on Saturday, November 2 at Glen Rock Main Line station beginning at 8 a.m.

The drill will simulate a mass casualty incident and will take approximately four hours to complete. This is a large-scale drill with more than 150 volunteers participating in the exercise.

Officers were notifying businesses along Rock Road on Wednesday, Oct. 30.

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Residents and customers are advised they will see an increased presence of police and emergency personnel in the area of Main Street and Rock Road during the exercise. The exercise will be contained on board the train and the Main Line Station parking lot.

During the exercise, the eastbound platform at Glen Rock Main Line will be closed.  Customers traveling to Hoboken will utilize the westbound platform for eastbound trains from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. Customers boarding at Glen Rock Main Line Station can purchase a ticket on the train without the $5 surcharge during this time.

The New Jersey Transit Police Department regularly conducts drills and training sessions simulating various transportation scenarios throughout the statewide system.

In addition to New Jersey Transit Police Department's personnel, the following entities will also be participating in the exercise:


Glen Rock Police Dept.
Ridgewood Police Dept.
Hawthorne Police Dept.
Fair Lawn Police Dept.
Bergen County Prosecutor's Office RDT
FBI -Joint Terrorism Taskforce


Glen Rock Fire Dept.
Wyckoff Fire Dept.
Waldwick Fire Dept.
Fair Lawn Fire Dept.
Fair Lawn Rescue
Hawthorne Fire Dept.
Paramus Rescue
Ramsey Rescue


Glen Rock EMS
Ridgewood EMS
Hawthorne EMS
Ho-Ho-Kus EMS
Midland Park EMS
Valley Hospital ALS
Bergen County EMS Special Operations Group
NJ EMS Taskforce

Office of Emergency Management

New Jersey Transit OEM
Glen Rock OEM
Bergen County OEM